Career Opportunities


Head Cheer Coach (10% Appointment)

Posting Date

6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Head Cheer Coach
UW System Title:  Coach

Essential Job Functions

The 10% Head Cheer Coach position reports to the Director of Athletics Communications and is responsible for supervising, training, and instructing the cheer team. This will include proper training and performance at all practices and required athletic events. This position is also responsible for development and utilization of the team budget; recruiting cheer team members who meet admissions requirements; managing all cheer squad appearance requests both on-campus and within the community; and maintaining proper safety certification.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Train, supervise, and instruct cheerleaders during practices and meets.
  • Hold organizational meetings for team prospects and encourage students to participate.
  • Assess skills and assign team positions.
  • Develop a regular practice schedule and organize practice time to provide both individual and team development.
  • Work with Kress Center staff in scheduling facilities for practices and competition.
  • Coach and instruct cheerleaders regarding the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
  • Monitor the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met.
  • Follow established procedures in the event of an injury.
  • Model sports-like behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards cheerleaders, officials, and spectators.
  • Maintain eligibility forms, emergency data cards, insurance records, equipment inventory, and other related records.
  • Coordinate cheer performances at all home Packer games.



  • High School Diploma
  • 1 year experience as a cheerleading (or related field) instructor


  • Coaching experience at the college level
  • Head coach experience

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

This position will require evening and weekend work.

Position is a part-time, 10% Limited appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Head Cheer Coach (10% Appointment)"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Human Resources
Phone: (920) 465-2390

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, June 21, 2019.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.